It's True! a Bushfire Burned My Dunny Down

Author(s): Tracey McGuire

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Including everything you ever wanted to know about bushfires, this is the ninth book in the popular new non-fiction series, "It's True!". Psst! It's true! This is the best book on Bushfires you'll ever read! A firestorm fuelled by roaring winds can turn everything in its path to ash. Houses are destroyed. Birds fall out of the sky. Animals seek shelter in unusual places. People die. But the survival instinct is strong. Read about people who were caught in the line of fire and discover what it's really like when disaster strikes. Inflame your friends with scorching stories and extraordinary escapes.


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"How can a young reader not pause to pick up any of the It's True!nonfiction series? They have what must surely be the funkiest, attention-grapping titles on any bookshelf loads of utterly fascinating information and trivia delivered in a most engaging flip style. Great fun yet authoritatively researched Cover to cover, they are simply irresistible." Kevin Steinberger, Magpiesvol 20, No. 3, July 2005.

It's true that Tracey, her mum and little brother and sister were at home when the front of a bushfire hit Mt Macedon in 1983. The power went off and they heard a roar like a jet engine. When they looked out house next door blew up...hit by a fireball. Then she smelled something was her long hair. No warning, no evacuation...they had to escape

General Fields

  • : 9781741143034
  • : Allen & Unwin
  • : Allen & Unwin
  • : 0.128
  • : August 2004
  • : 196mm X 132mm X 6mm
  • : Australia
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Tracey McGuire
  • : Paperback
  • : 3
  • : Bill Wood
  • : 363.379
  • : 96
  • : illustrations